The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 - 41
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.86% - 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.03% - 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Median daily rate £580 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.50

WebSphere Application Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 61 53 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 21.40% 20.95% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 68
Median daily rate £500 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Oxford

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) JUnit
1 21 (100.00%) JBoss
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 21 (100.00%) Spring
1 21 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 21 (100.00%) Java EE
1 21 (100.00%) GitHub
1 21 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 20 (95.24%) Mockito
2 20 (95.24%) Cucumber
2 20 (95.24%) DevOps
2 20 (95.24%) Unit Testing
2 20 (95.24%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (95.24%) Maven
2 20 (95.24%) TDD
2 20 (95.24%) Scrum
2 20 (95.24%) SQL
3 19 (90.48%) BPEL
3 19 (90.48%) BPMN
4 17 (80.95%) WebSphere Process Server
4 17 (80.95%) Migration
5 9 (42.86%) Alfresco
5 9 (42.86%) Publishing
5 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 5 (23.81%) Apache Camel
6 5 (23.81%) Selenium
6 5 (23.81%) RESTful
6 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (100.00%) JBoss
1 21 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (80.95%) WebSphere Process Server
3 9 (42.86%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 21 (100.00%) GitHub
2 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 21 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 21 (100.00%) JUnit
2 20 (95.24%) Cucumber
2 20 (95.24%) Maven
2 20 (95.24%) Mockito
3 5 (23.81%) Selenium
General
1 9 (42.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (95.24%) Java Developer
3 10 (47.62%) Java Engineer
3 10 (47.62%) Software Developer
4 9 (42.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 9 (42.86%) Java Software Developer
4 9 (42.86%) Java Software Engineer
4 9 (42.86%) Software Engineer
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Developer
6 6 (28.57%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) AWS Architect
7 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) Java EE
1 21 (100.00%) Spring
2 5 (23.81%) Apache Camel
2 5 (23.81%) JMS
2 5 (23.81%) RESTful
2 5 (23.81%) SOAP
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) EJB
3 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
4 2 (9.52%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (100.00%) Pair Programming
2 20 (95.24%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (95.24%) DevOps
2 20 (95.24%) Scrum
2 20 (95.24%) TDD
2 20 (95.24%) Unit Testing
3 19 (90.48%) BPEL
3 19 (90.48%) BPMN
4 17 (80.95%) Migration
5 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (95.24%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
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